The North Carolina Tar Heels, the top seed in the South Region, advanced to the Final Four by defeating #2 Oklahoma, in Memphis, on Sunday afternoon.
Shortly afterward, the NCAA announced that we would have the late game, and that tip time would be - approximately, since our game will be the second at the Detroit site -
8:47 PM on Saturday, April 4...
In the opener, at 6:07 PM, top seed Connecticut will take on #2 Michigan State, as the Spartans impressively upset top-seeded Louisville on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Final Four...
This will be the fifth time that Villanova and North Carolina have met in the NCAA tournament, and the first time in the Final Four. (There will be much more content on that particular topic - please check back for the full-fledged Villanova/North Carolina Rivalry History...)
In addition, I'll be posting very frequently throughout the week, on a number of Villanova/Final Four topics, including, but certainly not limited to:
- the glorious finish against Pittsburgh;
- Villanova/Georgetown in 1985;
- the controversial Sweet 16 loss to North Carolina in 2005;
- and a complete and thorough preview of the upcoming battle against the North Carolina Tar Heels... So check back for more content...
Go Wildcats! Beat North Carolina!
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